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     7-1-2103. County powers. A county has power to:
     (1) sue and be sued;
     (2) purchase and hold lands within its limits;
     (3) make contracts and purchase and hold personal property that may be necessary to the exercise of its powers;
     (4) make orders for the disposition or use of its property that the interests of its inhabitants require;
     (5) subject to 15-10-420, levy and collect taxes for public or governmental purposes, as described in 7-6-2527, under its exclusive jurisdiction unless prohibited by law.

     History: En. Sec. 1, p. 498, Bannack Stat.; re-en. Sec. 1, p. 433, Cod. Stat. 1871; re-en. Sec. 335, 5th Div. Rev. Stat. 1879; re-en. Sec. 744, 5th Div. Comp. Stat. 1887; amd. Sec. 4193, Pol. C. 1895; re-en. Sec. 2873, Rev. C. 1907; re-en. Sec. 4444, R.C.M. 1921; Cal. Pol. C. Sec. 4003; re-en. Sec. 4444, R.C.M. 1935; R.C.M. 1947, 16-804; amd. Sec. 5, Ch. 584, L. 1999; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 453, L. 2005.

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